Endangered Species

October 2005


What kind of person believes that the preservation of species on this planet is less important than the extension of personal property rights to include everything on the planet? Someone who has personal property and does not really believe that we humans are a species on this planet.

This past week has been disheartening for environmentalists and conservationists. The US House of Representatives passed HR 3824, a bill that substantially re-writes the 1973 Endangered Species Act (ESA). For those of you unfamiliar with HR 3824, here is a brief synopsis of some of its more interesting passages:

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